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Sheep
Slashing of lamb prices could create long-term damage - INHFA
Rachel Donovan
Both the Irish Natura and Hill Farmers Association and the Irish Farmers Association express concern over the recent drop in lamb price.
23 June 2022 News
Watch: fat lambs back €6 to €7 in Manorhamilton Mart
Niamh Gunn reports from Manorhamilton Mart for its general sale of sheep last Wednesday night.
Five-star ewes deliver €18 more net profit
Darren Carty and Declan Marren outline some of the highlights from the Teagasc Athenry sheep open day, which took place last Saturday.
NI lamb quotes down as numbers rise
Local processors have applied significant price cuts on fat lambs this week.
22 June 2022 Northern Ireland
Camera at the Mart: Tullow trade boosted by live export demand
Tuesday’s sheep sale recorded a solid trade, despite talk of factory price pressure.
22 June 2022 Markets
NI Trends: prime cattle holding above 450p/kg; sharp drop in lamb prices
The beef trade in Northern Ireland is holding firm, but lambs are under pressure with major price cuts.
22 June 2022 Markets
Fat lamb prices plummet by 70c/kg
Factories have moved to take control of the sheep trade this week by enforcing significant price cuts.
22 June 2022 News
NI Sheep Programme: baling silage and drafting lambs in Co Down
Harvesting first-cut silage and drafting lambs for slaughter have been the main jobs completed on Paraic McNeill's farm over the past week. Kieran Mailey reports.
Sheep Trends: base quotes pulled by 50c/kg to 70c/kg
The reduction in quotes has come in two steps, with prices offered falling by 15c/kg to 30c/kg over the weekend followed by another 30c/kg reduction in quotes for Thursday’s kill.
22 June 2022 Markets
My Country Living: sheep, silage and picking stones
At the age of 10, Donnacha Boland from Co Wexford is already a keen sheep man, but he can turn his hand to many jobs on the farm. In conversation with Anne O’Donoghue.
15 June 2022 News
Mart trade fuels lamb price rise
Increased demand for factory-fit lambs sold through the live ring has seen prices rising week on week.
15 June 2022 Northern Ireland
NI Trends: firm demand keeps beef price steady; mart trade boosts lambs
Beef prices in Northern Ireland are holding firm, but a strong live trade is driving lamb price.
15 June 2022 Markets